It’s the little things that matter

By | April 29th, 2019|Accountability, Culture Change, Leadership, Lesson learning, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

I am writing this blog sat on a ward in one of the Greater Manchester Hospitals with my wife Kirsty awaiting further exploratory tests on [...]

4 ways to slow down in order to speed up…….in the right direction!

By | March 25th, 2019|Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

How often do you hear the phrases – “doesn’t time fly!” or “where does the time go?” come up in your presence, either uttered by [...]

How do YOU measure YOUR success in life?

By | November 28th, 2018|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Learning, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity|

  Measurement is important in every facet of life isn’t it? We need to be able to judge progress, ensure things fit, recognise contribution and [...]

Patience is a necessity not a virtue

By | October 24th, 2018|Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Patience, Priorities, Productivity|

I remember being in such a hurry in the very early stages of my working life in the Health Club industry, firstly as a Lifestyle [...]

Outside In – the Magic Mirror

By | September 19th, 2018|Accountability, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

One of the things that holds organisations, teams and individuals back is the inability to see ourselves as others see us, we get locked into [...]

Are your priorities clear?

By | March 27th, 2018|Accountability, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

In my morning meditation earlier today Andi Puddicombe (Headspace.com) shared an interesting provocation. “Imagine if you only had today – how would you spend it?” [...]

4 ways of maximising shareholder value – for YOUR life!

By | February 27th, 2018|Accountability, Confidence, Goal setting, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have just watched my daughters drive off up the road to school – Alice, the eldest, passed her test in early December and Maisy [...]

I bet fear is getting in your way somewhere?

By | October 30th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I wonder, as we get sucked into the hugely commercial fiasco that is Halloween this evening, what you are scared of? I am scared of [...]

Three ways to help people help you

By | September 25th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Productivity|

I recently completed the Bury 10k run as a ‘visually impaired guide’ for Paul, a partially sighted chap in his early 50s. Now Paul can [...]

When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone?

By | July 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Culture Change, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have written before and talk a lot (to anyone that will listen) about the fact that life is too short not to be the [...]